Many organizations struggle with identifying the right people to assume leadership roles. In many cases, they’re basing their decisions on flawed criteria—making the assumption that high performing employees are the best fit for leadership roles. However, research shows that only 1 in 7 high performers have the potential to succeed in a leadership role. Our research and experience identified the three most critical capabilities high potential leaders possess. These agile leaders have the ability to connect, adapt, and deliver, making them critical to any organization’s success. There are a variety of assessments that provide organizations with a data-driven approach to measure leadership potential.